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as the vice president met with the nra at the white house as part of his gun task force. >> a teacher at that high school is being called a hero to convince the 16-year-old shooter to put down the gun. it happened a couple of hours north of los angeles. a neighbor noticed the boy walking into the school and called 911. the boy shot one classmate, and missed another before the teacher talked him down. that teacher actually got hit in the head with one of the pellets. police arrested him. he apparently stole the shotgun from his brother and reportedly was suspended last year for making a hit list of targets. there is supposed to be an armed guard at the school, but he was late after getting stuck in the snow. >>> to the vice president's gun task force, later today he's meeting with video game executives. yesterday he met with the nra and that didn't go so well. the gun lobby blasted biden saying it will defend second amendment rights to own guns. biden confirmed he won't wait until the end of the month and wants background checks for every gun purchased without exception. >> universal b
compromise. vice president joe biden welcomes the nra to the white house. >> the road to recovery, we'll sit down with an orthopedic surgeon for a look at the rehab rgiii faces. fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >> this is fox 5 morning news. >> all right. good morning to you, this is a live look outside as we span and pan that camera over the washington d.c. region. as the sun starts to come up at 7:00 in the morning. it's not too bad out there. interesting to see how the rest of the day is going to turn out. good morning it is thursday january 10th. i'm wisdom martin sitting in for tony perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. tucker barnes is joining us now and has a look at this day. tucker, i'm just waiting for the warmup. >> wait until this weekend. springtime temperatures still on track. official sunrise at 7:26 this morning. more sunshine than yesterday. and temperatures about 50 or so. very comfortable conditions around here today. a few showers tomorrow and talk about weekend weather in a couple minutes. we're talking 46 now at reagan national. 30s at dulles and b
with the nra. president obama is asking congress for several provisions including banning military assault rifles and high capacity magazines. yesterday, biden and attorney general met with two survivors of the virginia tech shooting. the obama administration will act quickly to curve gun violence. >>> some startling new numbers. a study finds more americans die of violent deaths than any other wealthy country in the world. 6 deaths per 100,000 residents. none of the other countries came close to that number. highest rate of firearm ownership. 89 people own firearms for every 100 people in the u.s. that's about 35 to 50% of the world's civilian owned firearms. also ranked the lowest in life expectancy. 75 years for men and 80 years for women. >> the preliminary hearing for suspected colorado movie theater shooter james holmes has ended. a judge will decide whether there is enough evidence to send him to trial. cell phone images holmes took of himself were displayed in a courtroom. one of the pictures showing him grinning. several victims and family members were at the final day of the hear
. >> reporter: the nra says they walked away disappointing. other groups that attended said the agenda was clear. >> we had the opportunity to speak, and i think there were a lot of things we agreed on. but at the end, he chose instead to focus on our differences. >> reporter: the white house has made no secret of the fact the president wants a new ban on assault style weapons as well as a crackdown on large capacity magazines in the wake of last month's school shooting in connecticut. absent that, they may try to clamp down with executive action. pro second amendment groups are pushing for a greater focus on mental health issues and the role of violence in the media. gun rights groups are planning a gun appreciation day next saturday to help rally support, a day before president obama is sworn in for his second term. the time frame is pretty brief. the vice president is supposed to report back to the president with his recommendations for additional gun control measures on tuesday. tony and allison. >> doug luzader, thank you. >>> we want to let you know a new poll find people in virginia overw
of armed guards at schools. the nra has proposed the move. d.c. council's chair, mendleson, agrees with the mayor. mendleson says the response to gun violence is not to have more guns. >>> d.c. public school chancer henderson has released the list of 15 schools that will be closing as part of the consolidation plan. 13 will close at the end of this year. the other two at the end of next year. our wisdom martin joins us with more on this story. means a lot to a lot of people. >> you're right, allison. a lot of people were protesting over this, and even with the protests outside mayor gray's house earlier this week, there was no stopping many of the school closings. chancellor henderson announced friday she'd start the process soon. but here's the thing, malcolm x elementary was saved and so was garrison in logan circle. some of the students will be transferred to nearby schools. others will be bused. when it comes to the school buildings themselves, the hope is to turn some into recreation centers or community centers. what about more school closures in the future? >> ultimately we'
. >> reporter: feinstein says her bill would not take away second rights. but a nra spokesman says otherwise, saying the focus should be on prosecuting victims and fixing the mental health system. senator feinstein and president obama have acknowledged the difficulty in getting such legislation through a divided congress. like the vice president, the president also plans to travel to push his gun control plan directly to the people. in washington, nicole collins, fox news. >>> still ahead, is facebook creating drama in your personal life? >> coming up in today's ask allison, facebook etiquette. what you should and shouldn't be saying on social media sites. and when should you take action? we'll be right back.   >>> this just in, i want to let you know about what we told you about delays on amtrak between washington, d.c. and baltimore. there are significant delays. been some cancellations, alterations. passengers are being accommodated on other trains. passengers should expect delays of one to three hours this morning. again that's for amtrak and penn lines between washington, d.c. an
check is important. 89% republicans, 93% democrats. even the nra over the last ten years passed a greed with that. at least we ought to get the guns out of the hands of people who have them. >> we have laws and not enforcing them. 70,000 people basically failed a criminal background checks and didn't do anything at all prosecuting them. you can't continue to pile on the laws. >> one of the problems you face when you continually cut the alcohol, tobacco and firearm agency, you make it difficult for them to enforce laws. they don't have the people to do it. they can only do so many things. shouldn't be a gun control debate. it should be a law enforcement debate. haven't been a prosecute for in chicago for several years. but again, if we put some kind of restriction on high capacity magazines, should be able to come to some kind of understanding on that one. >> let me shift gears here. you mentioned cuts to the atf. let's talk about cuts across the board with sequestration. now, all of a sudden i read an article in the washington post yesterday where it's looking like this is probably goin
left. gun control is the committee hearing house on the hill today. nra is going to be there. also mark kelly, gabby give order's husband is going to be there. >> the law enforcement issue is not being addressed. 35% less convictions on guns since the bush administration. here i'm back on bush. and also 76,000 people last year were denied on background checks denied guns. 62 referred for prosecution. they have a point. more laws is that going to cover this thing? and frankly, we're not addressing the mental issues of this. we're putting up the ban date without any adhesive by creating more laws. >> look, it's always difficult to pass gun control laws in congress in the united states. >> even after what happened in connecticut. >> but i think there's a possibility you get more on the background check side. gun shows, that's the biggest freaking loophole. got to solve that problem. seems to me, who needs 20 bullet magazines to shoot a deer? sorry. don't think so. >> we will not solve all the problems here. but hopefully congress and the president can get something done. thanks
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